Gilat to provide connectivity and services to thousands of students in rural area
Petah Tikva, Israel, November 03, 2022 — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that Antamina, one of the largest copper/zinc mines in the world, selected Gilat for a multimillion-dollar e-learning project in the Municipality of San Marcos, a rural area near the Antamina mine in Peru.
Gilat will deploy terrestrial and VSAT backhauling for connectivity and provide services to schools in San Marcos. Through the 4-year project, thousands of students and teachers will gain access to training and educational resources, as well as laptop computers and other connected devices.
“Gilat’s technology and expertise will be used to enable connectivity and e-learning for the benefit of 265 teachers and directors of the 33 primary and secondary educational institutions, as well as more than 3,000 students in the district of San Marcos,” said Manuel Ruiz-Herrera, Senior Health and Education Supervisor at Antamina Mining Company. “Our goal, through articulated work between Antamina, the District Municipality of San Marcos, and the Huari Local Educational Management Unit, is to transform the educational methodology by contributing to the improvement of digital skills of the next generation.”
“We’re very proud to be chosen by Antamina to provide a 4-year e-learning project that includes the implementation and operation of a data center backhauled with terrestrial and satellite communication. While overseeing the entire project, we will provide communications, devices, training, and digital education content,” said Arieh Rohrstock, Corporate SVP and General Manager, Gilat Peru. “It’s projects like these that highlight how Gilat’s technology and expertise are bridging the digital divide for a better tomorrow.”
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications.
With over 30 years of experience, we create and deliver deep technology solutions for satellite, ground and new space connectivity and provide comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services, powered by our innovative technology. We believe in the right of all people to be connected and are united in our resolution to provide communication solutions to all reaches of the world.
Delivering high value solutions, our portfolio is comprised of a cloud-based platform and high performance satellite terminals designed to work in harmony with satellite constellations, including Very High Throughput Satellites (VHTS) and Software-Defined Satellites (SDS) in multiple orbits; high performance Satellite On-the-Move (SOTM) antennas; and highly efficient, high-power Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).
Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, mobility, cellular backhaul, military, government, and enterprise, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. For more information, please visit: www.gilat.com
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